The Importance of Moisture Testing Concrete Subfloors
Concrete is a permeable substance capable of absorbing and releasing moisture, which can continue to affect the RH of a slab long after it's been placed. Sources of Moisture in Concrete There are many ways…
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Practical Installation Applications for Wireless Maturity Sensors
Once the calibration and validation are complete, maturity and temperature sensors can be installed on site to monitor in-place strength. None of the standards provide any guidelines for installation and ASTM C1074 only provides the…
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Monitoring Concrete Temperature with Wireless Sensors
Monitoring the temperature of your pour after placement is one of the most important steps in the construction of a concrete structure. That is why ensuring optimal curing conditions for your element is critical, especially…
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Giatec Ranked No. 103 on Canadian Business’ 2019 Growth 500 List
Canadian Business unveils annual list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies OTTAWA, Canada: Canadian Business and Maclean’s today ranked Giatec Scientific Inc. No. 103 on the 30th annual Growth 500 list, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing…
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Giatec Announces JLZ LOGISTICA as their Newest Dealer in Peru
OTTAWA, Canada: Giatec, the market leader of revolutionary concrete testing equipment, is excited to introduce their award-winning SmartRock™ concrete maturity sensor to the Peruvian market with their newest dealer, JLZ LOGISTICA. JLZ Logistica was established…
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2019 Growth 500 List Reveals Ottawa-Gatineau’s 25 Fastest-Growing Firms
Ottawa’s e-commerce darling, a slew of local tech and professional services firms and one bagel shop all make appearances on Canadian Business magazine’s latest ranking of Canada’s fastest-growing companies. The 2019 Growth 500 list, released…
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2019 Smart Jobsite 50 List
SmartRock™ has been included in BuiltWorld's 2019 Smart Jobsite 50 List in the materials category! The Smart Jobsite list features solutions that the construction industry utilizes on the jobsite to collaborate with the office, ensure…
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Four Wireless Technologies Transforming Construction
From helping workers interconnect to predicting structural durability, wireless devices are a no-brainer technology for the entire construction hierarchy—if construction owners are serious about up-scaling productivity. As with most construction technologies, wireless communication technology is…
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Maturity Sensors Take the Waiting Game out of Concrete Strength Tracking
The construction industry is sometimes described as being slow. Often this refers to how long it takes to complete a project, especially when multiple industry specialists are involved. However, more and more the construction industry…
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Strength of Concrete Based on Ultrasonic Wave Propagation and Maturity
Recently, the early-age strength prediction for RC (reinforced concrete) structures has been an important topic in the construction industry, relating to project-time reduction and structural safety. To address this, numerous destructive and NDTs (non-destructive tests)…
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Six Most Common Causes of Low Cylinder Breaks
It seems like low-strength breaks always happen at the worst time, when your schedule is already delayed and you are trying to move your project along. Under ACI and CSA Standards, a break is considered…
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